Headlines Tagged with Florida — 8,143 headlines found
Florida's legal community was closely watching cigarette smoker Richard DeLisle's challenge... In upholding the Frye standard,..."This rule — that expert testimony should be deduced from generally accepted scientific principles — has been the standard in
Oct 15, 2018 Law360
added Oct 16, 2018 17:57
needed about six hours to conclude that Carlos Ortiz should have known by May 5, 1990 that he suffered from the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease his family contends was caused by years of smoking. That date is the cut-off for claims in Florida’s Eng
Oct 12, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
A Florida appellate court on Sept. 28 affirmed a $21.5 million jury award for damages to the widow of a man who died from cancer caused by smoking cigarettes...
Oct 8, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Oct 8, 2018 20:47
"In Florida, we have what’s known as the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act," said personal injury attorney Bruce L. Scheiner. He adds that act was amended in 2002, banning smoking inside almost all public places, with a few exceptions. "They have special sm
Oct 5, 2018 WZVN ABC7 (Fort Myers, FL)
added Oct 6, 2018 15:45
In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, which caused addiction and disease.
Oct 5, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:05
The Venetian Apartments, Fort Myers’ newest complex located on Winkler Road, boast more than 400 new units, a pool, two gyms, waterfront grilling pavilions, and even a dog washing station. But one thing you won’t find at the Venetian is anywhere to smok
Oct 4, 2018 WZVN ABC7 (Fort Myers, FL)
added Oct 5, 2018 14:10
A panel of federal judges overseeing long-running tobacco litigation in Florida federal court told the parties Wednesday they're considering allocating some of the $4.3 million that the court is holding from...
Oct 4, 2018 Law360
added Oct 5, 2018 13:54
on Sept. 28 affirmed a jury’s $18 million award for compensatory and punitive damages to the widow of a smoker (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company...
Oct 4, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
[Florida] Attorneys Argue Tobacco Industry's Role in Smoker's COPD, as Trial Against RJR, Philip Morris Starts
Carlos Ortiz, 60, died in 2008, four years after being diagnosed with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Ortiz, who began smoking as a teenager, continued smoking up to three packs a day throughout his life... family contends a widesp
Oct 3, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:06
STARBUCK, Plaintiff, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al., Defendants: MEMORANDUM RE: DEFENDANTS' NOTICE OF INVOKING SECTION 768.73(2), FLORIDA STATUTES (DOC. 314) AND PLAINTIFF'S RESPONSE (DOC. 324)(PDF)
That means that the Defendants' previous payments of punitive damage awards does not shield them from paying further punitive damages here (were a jury so to conclude).
Oct 3, 2018 Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 5, 2018 01:31